Iraq mourns its most famous artist

Renowned sculptor Mohammad Ghani Hikmat laid to rest at state funeral in Baghdad.

Renowned sculptor receives Iraq state funeral

One of the Arab world’s most famous artists has been laid to rest in a state funeral in Baghdad, the Iraqi capital.

Mohammad Ghani Hikmat was a sculptor whose career spanned more than 60 years. His statues transformed public squares all over the region.

Al Jazeera’s Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

Source: Al Jazeera